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>>> hello, i'm j.c. hayward. thanks for being with us. british politicians grill rupert murdoch and his son, james, at a parliamentary hearing in london. lawmakers want answers about the phone hacking scandal that has shaken murdoch's media empire. charlie d'agata has more now from london. >> media giant rupert murdoch faced british lawmakers to defend his family, his reputation and his billion dollar global empire. >> this is the most tearable day of my life. >> his son, james, apologized for phone hacking at his family's "news of the world" newspaper. >> a great regret of mine, my father's and everyone at the news corporation. >> reporter: politicians fired questions at the murdochs all on live tv. >> do you expect ultimately you're responsible for that whole fiasco? >> no. >> are you not responsible? who is responsible? >> the people that i trusted to run it and then maybe the people they trusted. >> murdoch employees are accused of tapping voice mails of murder victims, politicians, even 9-11 victims. >> we've seen no evidence of that at all and as far as we know, the fbi ha
with us. always a delight. lieutenant governor anthony brown. >>> well, rupert murdoch's protege is the latest casualty and the phone hacking scandal. a news international ceo rebecca brooks resigned. one of the most prominent victims so far. tina caution has more. >> reporter: rupert murdoch's reef british executive -- chief british executive is calling it quits. the former "news of the world" editor was detracting attention as the media giant weathers the phone hacking scandal. british politics say it's time for -- politicians say it's time for him to apologize to the thousands of people hacked. >> i hope next tuesday he starts taking some responsibility for what happened in his organization. >> reporter: a parliamentary panel will grill rupert murdoch, his son james and rebecca brooks. brooks faced another committee back in 2003 and admitted giving bribes to cops to dig up stories. >> we have paid the police for information in the past. >> reporter: but now rupert murdoch can't seem to keep himself off the front page. murdoch will use the hearing to challenge what he calls to
blow to rupert murdoch. i'll have the story coming up. >>> the intense hunt for a boy missing in new york city has taken a shocking and tragic turn. this morning, investigators found some of the dismembered remains of nine-year-old libby inside a dumpster. the rest of the child's body was found in a refrigerator inside the home of a man being questioned by police. on monday, the boy was coming home from day camp and was supposed to meet his mother about three blocks away. he never showed up. >> he was seen on video leaving the school at 5:5 p.m. monday. 35 minutes later, he was in a 1990 brown honda accord with levee aaron, who brought the boy to his apartment, killed him there, and then dismembered the body. >> 35-year-old levee aaron has been officially charged with the boy's murder. he remains in police custody. >>> the u.s. coast guard is called off the search for seven americans missing off the coast of mexico. they were on a chartered fishing boat that sank more than a week ago. about three dozen people survived that disaster. many swam for hours. >>> media mogul rupert murdoch
in england. meanwhile, questions are being raised about the arrest of rupert murdoch's former head of british operations. tina krause has more from london. >> reporter: a senior london police officer has resigned after being suspended in the phone hacking scandal. the assistant commissioner decided not to reopen an investigation two years ago into allegations journalists at the news of the world were listening in on voice mails. his resignation comes on the heels of london's police chief stepping down sunday. britain's prime minister is calling for an emergency session of parliament to deal with the crisis. he's also cutting his trip to south africa short as he tries to reassure the public the investigation will be fair. >> the metropolitan police service inquiry must go wherever the evidence leads. they should investigate without fear or favor. >> reporter: britain's serious fraud office could be next to launch a probe into the phone hacking allegations. the government anti-fraud agency is also ready to help u.s. authorities who are looking into whether 9/11 families were hacking victims. ru
journalists at rupert murdoch's news of the world listen into desperate conversations families had with police after the 2005 london attacks. the tabloid also allegedly tapped into the account of missing 13-year-old millie dollar, not only listening to her voice mail but deleting messages from frantic relatives. the activity on the phone gave her family hope she was still alive. she was found dead six months after she disappeared in 2002. >> this is disgusting, disgraceful. there aren't words to describe how awful this was, how awful it is. >> the new hacking allegations are infuriating the british public, prompting an emergency government session and calls for an immediate investigation. >> we're talking about murder victims, potentially terrorist victims having their phones hacked into. it is absolutely disgusting. >> when the scandal first broke, the targets were mainly celebrities like mick jagger, gwyneth paltrow and hugh grant. >> at the center of the controversy is rebecca brooks who headed up the tabloid newspaper for years. she's now in charge of murdock's british news corporation. th
owned by rupert murdoch tries to continue to recover after the phone hacking scandal. here in the united states, news corp is facing at least two shareholder lawsuits. a possible standard enforced credit downgrade and a federal investigation. >>> still to come when 9news now continues, if you think you're having a rough time because of the heat, imagine wearing a civil war costume on the battlefield. >>> i'm at the kennedy space center. it's a great day here as the shuttle at lynn tis safely lanz -- -- atlantis safely lands. that story coming up. >>> this morning in florida, the final space shuttle returns safely to earth. the landing marks the end of an era in our man's space flight. thousands of nasa employees, many are losing their jobs. and so it was a very emotional day. we have more. >> piercing the pre dawn skies. >> reporter: two earth shaking sonic booms. a smooth touchdown in predawn darkness. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: and retirement for the shuttle fleet and its 30 years of american man space flight. >> we copy we'll stop and we'll take this opportunity to congratul
block his extradition to speeden? i'm tina kraus in london. i'll have the story coming up. >>> rupert murdoch's news corp. shares fell 5% when news came of the company's buyout was being delayed. the media company continues to deal with fallout stemming from the hacking scandal that shut down its tabloid "news of the world." >>> regulators will take six months to decide whether to sign off on the buyout as the probe into phone hacking continues. >>> julian assange is back in a british courtroom. appealing his extradition to sweden. i've seen the krause report, the wikileaks founder insists that the sex allegations against him are politically motivated. >> reporter: wikileaks founder julian assange made his way through a crush of media to fight his latest legal battle at britain's high court. assange's lawyers are trying to block his extradition to sweden where he's wanted on sexual assault allegations. they say sweden's case against assange is flawed. the australian computer whiz is accused of sexually assaulting two wikileaks volunteers on a trip to stockholm last summer. but assang
today. the 180th deployment in the shuttle's history. >>> media mogul rupert murdoch flew back to the united states today after facing intense questioning from british lawmakers over the phone hacking scandal. today, the prime minister called an emergency session of parliament to tackle that controversy engulfing britain. charlie d'agata tells us that he emphatically denies claims that he tried to stop an investigation. >> reporter: the phone hacking scandal has dragged british prime minister david cameron into the fray and into a fight in the house of commons. >> the greatest responsibility i have is to clear up this mess. >> reporter: he's in the mess! his former communications chief andy colson was editor of the news of the world when journalists hacked in the voice mails of murder victims and politicians. now, he's under arrest. >> with 20/20 hindsight and all that has followed, i would not have offered him the job and i expect that he wouldn't have taken it. >> it is not about hindsight, mr. speaker. it is not about whether mr. colson lied to him. it is about the informat
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